School for Scoundrels (1960 film)


School for Scoundrels (1960 film)

Infobox_Film
name = School for Scoundrels
writer = Hal E. Chester
starring = Ian Carmichael
Terry-Thomas
Janette Scott
Alastair Sim
director = Robert Hamer
producer = Hal E. Chester
released = 1960
distributor = Warner-Pathé
runtime = 94 min
country = UK
language = English
budget =

"School for Scoundrels or How to Win Without Actually Cheating!" is a 1960 British comedy film, remade in 2006, inspired by the lifemanship books of Stephen Potter.

Plot

The film stars Ian Carmichael as Henry Palfrey, a failure who attends the "School of Lifemanship", run by Dr. Potter (Alastair Sim), who teaches him how to win in life, and get the better of his rival (Terry-Thomas), through gamesmanship and various other underhand means.

This film was directed by Robert Hamer

Cast

*Henry Palfrey .........Ian Carmichael
*Raymond Delauney ......Terry-Thomas
*Mr. S. Potter .........Alastair Sim
*April Smith ...........Janette Scott
*Dunstan Dorchester ....Dennis Price
*Dudley Dorchester......Peter Jones
*Gloatbridge ...........Edward Chapman
*Head Waiter ...........John Le Mesurier

External links

*imdb title|id=0054279|title=School for Scoundrels


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